Shapes of Molecules

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What is the angle of a linear bond?
180
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How many bond pairs are in a trigonal planar molecule?
3
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How many bonding pairs are in a linear molecule?
2
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How many lone pairs are in a liner molecule?
None
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Which molecule shape has a bond angle of 120?
Trigonal Planar
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If I had 5 bonding pairs, what shape would I be?
Trigonal Bipyramidal
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What angles are in a Trigonal Bypyramidal molecule?
90 and 120
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How many bonding pairs are in a Tetrahedral molecule?
4
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If I had a bond angle of 109.5, what shape would I be?
Tetrahedral
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What shape would a molecule with 6 bonding pairs and 0 lone pairs be?
Octahedral
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What are all of the bond angles in an Octrahedral molecule?
90
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If I had 3 bond pairs and 1 lone pair, what shape would I be?
Trigonal Planar
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What are the acute angles in a Trigonal Pyramidal molecule?
107
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If I had 2 bonding pairs and 2 lone pairs, what shape would I be?
V-shape or bent
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What is the acute bond angle in a V-shaped or bent molecule?
104.5
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Why is there repulsion between two pairs of electrons?
They are both clouds of negative charge
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What is 'Electron-Pair Repulsion Theory'?
Electron pairs arrange themselves as far apart from each other as possible to minimize repulsion.
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Is the repulsion between two lone pairs or two bond pairs stronger?
Two lone pairs.
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What does a dashed line show on a drawing of 3D molecules?
The bond goes into the page.
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How would you show a bond coming out of the page in a 3D drawing of a molecule?
A coloured in triangular bond
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How many bonding pairs are in a linear molecule?

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How many lone pairs are in a liner molecule?

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